Nishtha Institute of Training and Education
Nishtha Institute of Training and Education
Training for values based education & beyond

Project Management Professional(PMP)® Courses offered - Three types:

PMP Online Courses

Classroom courses, Online Interactive Courses as well as Totally Online courses.
1. 4-Day Classroom sessions are held on-demand at customer locations as well as regularly at our office premises in Chennai.
2. Online Interactive PMP® Exam Preparation course will be conducted using a collaboration tool where the instructor will conduct live class over the internet at mutually convenient schedules.
3. Totally Online PMP® Exam Preparation course can be taken by the student from the internet at their convenience that uses guided audio-video sessions.
All the three courses will provide 35 contact hours necessary to be eligible for applying for the PMP® Exam.

N.I.T.E is the leading Project Management Institute which provides the Online PMP® Certification Training Course by live Industry experts support.

PMP®Classroom Training

Why PMP®?

  • This credential gives you an opening for grabbing Project Management positions early in your career and speeds up career growth for those already leading projects
  • Practicing the learning demonstrates the discipline and professionalism in your approach for all to see
  • Many clients require qualified staff to lead projects from their vendors. PMP® helps here.
  • Applicable to ANY industry; It is domain neutral
  • It gives you an edge over others when it comes to job interviews / new jobs / opportunities
  • globally recognized in more than 190 countries including USA, UK, Asian, Middle East & European countries

To be eligible for the PMP® Exam, you should be any graduate with minimum 36 months of experience (or) a diploma holder with minimum 60 months of experience in a project environment on the job! And attend a course to gain 35 Contact Hours like this one.

Note: CAPM® courses have similar content and deliverables but the duration is only for 23 Hours and mock exams are not included


Course presentation content with audio (for Totally Online) or 4-Day instructor-led sessions (for Class-room training) or Over the internet sessions at mutually conveniently scheduled timings (for Online Interactive course).

  • 20+ Quizzes to help define & refine the understanding of the concepts
  • Three real-time exams (4 Hrs) with 200 Questions each
  • 35 contact hours certificate
  • Free guidance post training by our PMP® experts
  • Additional study materials
  • Guidance for completion of Exam Application form, Samples
  • Free optional review of application form prior to submission to PMI
  • Tips & Tricks for answering the Exam questions to increase your success
  • Post-training professional guidance and clarifications as needed
  • Free Re-attendance of our Class room classes for our existing Classroom attended students (restrictions apply)
  • Coffee / Tea and Cookies for Classroom sessions
  • More promotional deliverables offered periodically - please check with us

Course Fees

  • USD 500 only (For Online Interactive)
  • USD 240 only (PMP® Totally Online)
  • INR 9300 only (PMP® Totally Online)
  • USD 150 only (CAPM® Totally Online)
  • INR 6000 only (CAPM® Totally Online)
  • Classroom Training - Please contact us for pricing


Totally Online Classes
Your user id is valid for a period of 4 months Once inside the classroom, the clock keeps ticking down. A total of 35 hours minimum duration is required in the classroom that includes:
a) Audio visual course minimum - 10hrs maxmimum - 23hrs
b) Quizzes - 13hrs
c) Mock Test - 12hrs

Online Interactive Classes
Total duration will be 35 Hours that includes the interactive sessions, quiz assignments and reviews.

Classroom Sessions
4-Day sessions from 9 am to 6 pm with Lunch and Tea Breaks

System Requirements (for Online Interactive and Totally Online)

For the Online Interactive class, participants need a 512 kbps internet line along with a microphone and headphones/speakers, whereas for the Totally Online class, they just need internet connectivity along with speakers to listen to.

Course Content

1. Overview 
1) About PMI history 
2) PMP® Certification program & details 
a) Eligibility criteria & the certification process (Application & audit process, Exam fees) 
b) Exam structure (Topics covered, types of PMP® questions) 
c) Training approach (How to prepare) 
3) PDC handbook, CCR handbook 

2. Project Management Framework 
1) What is PMBOK® and its purpose 
2) Project Vs operations (PMBOK® definitions) 
3) Triple constraint 
4) Value of Project Management 
5) Project Manager’s role & areas of expertise of Project Manager and Project Team 
6)  Project Life cycle, Product Life cycle & Project Management Life cycle 
7) Key Stakeholders 
8) Organization structures   

3. Project Management Process 
1) Product Oriented process & Project management process 
3) 9 Knowledge areas Vs 6 Project management process groups

4. Project Integration Management 
1) Project charter
2) Project Preliminary Scope statement 
3) Project Selection Methods (PV, NPV, IRR, Payback period, BCR, Opportunity cost)
4) Project Plan or Project Management plan
5) Manage and control Project execution
6) Integrated Change control (CCB)
7) Project closeout
8) Integration Management (How to integrate all 9 KA’s Vs 6 process groups)

5. Project Scope Management 
1) Project scope planning (Scope Management Plan) 
2) Scope Definition (Scope Statement)  
3) Work Breakdown structure (WBS & WBS dictionary) 
4) Scope Verification process
5) Scope Control   

6. Project Time Management 
1) Activity Definition (Activity List)
2) Activity Sequencing 
a) How to draw a PND using PDM
b) Calculate Float (slack), Total float, free float  
c) Identify Critical Path using PND
e) Leads & Lags 
3) Activity Duration Estimating (Effort estimate Vs Duration Estimate)
4) CPM (Forward pass & backward pass) & PERT
5) Crashing, Fast-tracking & Resource Leveling
6) Gantt Chart, Project calendar, Resource calendar, RAM/RACI, Resource Histogram

7. Project Cost Management 
1) Project Management fundamentals & types of cost
2) Depreciation (Straight Line, Accelerated), Sunk costs
3) Cost Estimating (Top-down, bottom-up, parametric)
4) Accuracy range of estimates (Order of magnitude, conceptual, definite and control)
5) Cost budgeting & Cost baseline
6) Cost control 
7) Earned Value Management (EVM)
How to calculate PV, EV, AC, SPI, CPI, BAC, EAC, ETC, VAC, TCPI (including exercises)

8. Project Quality Management 
1) Quality Vs Grade
2) Quality Management, TQM, Quality policy, Gold plating
3) Quality Management process (QA, QC)
3) Quality Planning (Quality management plan)
4) Cost of Quality (COQ)
5) QA & Quality audits
6) QC (Fishbone diagram, Pareto chart, control charts, flow charts, Inspection, Sampling, run chart)

9. Project HR Management 
1) HR planning (Roles & Responsibilities, Authority, competency, RAM/RACI, etc)                  
2) Roles of Project sponsor, Team member, stakeholder, functional manager, Project manager
3) Staffing management plan
4) Acquiring Project Team
5) Develop Project Team (Team building, 5 Powers of PM, 7 leadership styles etc.)
6) Motivational Theories 
7) Manage Project Team (Manage issues) 

10. Project Communication Management 
1) Communication management (compliance, informance and branding type of communications)
2) Sender-Medium-Receiver
3) Communications planning (communication management plan)
4) Information distribution (forms of communication, communication methods & channels)
5) How to calculate communication channels
6) Performance reporting (Status reports, & other reports, Earned value)
7) Manage stakeholder’s communication
8) Project meetings      

11. Project Risk Management 
1) Risk Vs Assumptions Vs constraints
2) Risk Management Plan
3) Risk Identification (Risk Register RR)
4) Qualitative Risk analysis (High, medium & low)
5) Quantitative Risk Analysis)
6) Expected value calculation (Decision tress, Monte Carlo simulation software)
7) Risk Response (Avoid, Mitigate, Transfer or Accept)
8) Secondary risks, Residual risks & Reserves (Management reserves & Contingency reserves)
9) Risk Monitoring and control.

12. Project Procurement Management 
1) Plan Procurements
2) Contract & Contract types
a) CR (Cost reimbursable): CPFF, CPPC, CPIF, CPAF
b) FFP (Firm Fixed Price): FPIF, FPEFA
c) T& M (Time and Material
3) SOW
4) Request Seller responses (RFP’s)
5) Select Sellers 
6) Administer Contracts and contract closure

13. Stakeholder Management 
1) Identifying Stakeholders        
2) Planning Stakeholder Management
3) Managing Stakeholder Management knowledge base
4) Controlling Stakeholder Management

14. Professional Responsibility 
1) Professional Ethics        
2) Individual Integrity
3) Contributing to PM knowledge base
4) PMI “Project Management Professional Code of Professional Conduct”

Note: Every session includes practice questions/answers in order to clarify the PMBOK® concepts & understanding for the preparation for PMP® certification exam.